International Conflict over Water Resources in Himalayan Asia: Conflict and Cooperation over Asia's Water Resources

International Conflict over Water Resources in Himalayan Asia: Conflict and Cooperation over Asia's Water Resources

by R. Wirsing, C. Jasparro, D. Stoll, Daniel C. Stoll
     
 
The authors explore the fresh water crisis of Himalayan Asia. While the region hosts some of the world's mightiest rivers, it is also home to rapidly modernizing, increasingly affluent, and demographically multiplying societies, ensuring the rapid depletion of water resources and of disputes over ownership of transboundary waters.

Overview

The authors explore the fresh water crisis of Himalayan Asia. While the region hosts some of the world's mightiest rivers, it is also home to rapidly modernizing, increasingly affluent, and demographically multiplying societies, ensuring the rapid depletion of water resources and of disputes over ownership of transboundary waters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230237834
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
12/24/2012
Series:
Critical Studies of the Asia-Pacific Series
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
273
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

DR. CHRISTOPHER JASPARRO is Associate Professor at the U.S. Naval War College, USA. He is a geographer specializing in environmental and non-state security threats. Recent publications have appeared in Geopolitics, Water Policy, and Jane's Intelligence Review.

DR. DANIEL C. STOLL is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar, State of Qatar. His research interests include the role of multilateral institutions in the international system, as well as U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. He is co-editor of and contributing author to The Politics of Scarcity: Water in the Middle East.

DR. ROBERT G. WIRSING is Professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service in Qatar, State of Qatar. Major published works include: Ethnic Diasporas & Great Power Strategies in Asia (2007); Baloch Nationalism & the Geopolitics of Energy Resources: The Changing Context of Separatism in Pakistan; Fixing Fractured Nations: The Challenge of Ethnic Separatism in the Asia-Pacific (2010). His recent research focuses primarily on the politics and diplomacy of natural resources (water and energy) in South Asia.

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